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Slack Notifications

Release status:Extension status stable

Slack mediawiki.jpg
ImplementationTemplate:Extension#type User interface, Notify
DescriptionTemplate:Extension#description Sends notifications of actions in MediaWiki like adding, removing or deleting an article into Slack channel
Author(s)Template:Extension#username Aleksi Postari (kulttuuritalk)
Latest versionTemplate:Extension#version 1.12 (2018-25-03)
MediaWikiTemplate:Extension#mediawiki 1.25+
PHPTemplate:Extension#php 5.2+
Database changesTemplate:Extension#needs-updatephp No
LicenseTemplate:Extension#license MIT License
* $wgSlackIncomingWebhookUrl
  • $wgSlackFromName
  • $wgSlackSendMethod
  • $wgWikiUrl
  • $wgWikiUrlEnding
Hooks usedTemplate:Extension#hook

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The SlackNotifications sends notifications of actions in MediaWiki like adding, removing or deleting an article into Slack channel.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called SlackNotifications in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/SlackNotifications/SlackNotifications.php";
    // Required. Your Slack incoming webhook URL. Read more from here: https://api.slack.com/incoming-webhooks
    $wgSlackIncomingWebhookUrl = "";
    // Required. Name the message will appear be sent from.
    $wgSlackFromName = "Wiki";
    // URL into your MediaWiki installation with the trailing /.
    $wgWikiUrl		= "http://your_wiki_url/";
    // Wiki script name. Leave this to default one if you do not have URL rewriting enabled.
    $wgWikiUrlEnding = "index.php?title=";
    // What method will be used to send the data to Slack server. By default this is "curl" which only works if you have the curl extension enabled. This can be: "curl" or "file_get_contents". Default: "curl".
    $wgSlackSendMethod = "curl";
  • YesY Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration parameters[edit]

Please read the project README file for more configuration options.